Barry A. Moscowitz represents clients in catastrophic injury/wrongful death, employment litigation, non-subscriber litigation, healthcare liability claims, complex commercial litigation, and lawsuits involving products and premises liability. An experienced trial lawyer, Barry has tried over 90 jury cases to verdict in both state and federal courts. This experience, along with representing clients in hundreds of other death and injury claims that were resolved prior to trial or arbitration, has created a wealth of knowledge and experience upon which he draws upon to advise and represent his clients. His philosophy on litigation is to always look for the possibility of a favorable settlement, but if no settlement is possible, vigorously advocate for the client in the courtroom.
Barry has litigated on behalf of companies from across the country from single-plaintiff cases to class actions. His clients include multi-national corporations, foreign-based corporations, national retailers, home and community based service providers, banking institutions, food service distributors, major insurance companies and business owners. He serves as Texas counsel for a multi-national corporation, a major national retailer, and a California-based property insurer. Litigation for these clients has involved damages ranging from a few thousand dollars to in excess of $175 million dollars.
In the area of employment law, Barry represents employers before juries and arbitrators throughout Texas in claims involving gender discrimination, racial discrimination, national origin discrimination, religious discrimination, sexual harassment, disability discrimination, and wrongful termination. Recognizing the unique nature of employment lawsuits, he strives to work with his clients to achieve creative and excellent outcomes for complicated problems. For example, he resolved a potential lawsuit by quickly getting the matter to mediation before significant expenses had been incurred, thus obtaining a favorable settlement and saving a significant amount of money for the client.
Barry serves as national counsel for a major employment practices insurer. In this capacity, he works closely with local counsel throughout the country in developing litigation and trial strategy, evaluating the case, and advising the insurer as to their potential exposure. In a recent disability discrimination and retaliation case he worked closely with local counsel in preparing the case for trial and was able to negotiate a settlement during the trial that was favorable to the insurer and their insured.
Barry represents many employers who are non-subscribers and frequently defends clients in lawsuits brought by workers who have sustained injuries in the workplace. He is often asked to defend companies where there are catastrophic injuries or death. He frequently advises clients on the formation of their non-subscriber plans and arbitration programs.
As a service to his clients, Barry provides seminars and training on a variety of topics, including tort litigation, courtroom advocacy, ethics, electronic discovery rules in federal court, and Title VII claims.